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Red Teaming Myth #3

For our third red teaming myth, we turn to our experience working with customers who overvalue quantification and believe that “Real red teaming is all about the risk numbers.” While we appreciate the value numbers sometimes offer, we also recognize that much of what we quantify is inherently slippery and ultimately absorbed within a routinely underestimated margin of uncertainty. Real red teaming is all about perceptions, misperceptions, and exceptions; quantification all too often yields false confidence.